Collection: Murano Glass Lamps

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  • Pear shaped Murano stripe vase C.1980
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  • Barovier & Toso mint green and Murano glass pendant C.1950
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  • Banci Firenze Daisy wall light C.1950 sold separately.
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  • Murano glass lamp by Carlo Nason, "Mazzega" iridescent
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  • Murano spotty sphere pendant light C.1970
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  • Murano and marble lamp c.1970
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Introducing Murano Glass Lamps at Anemone

One particular mid-century lighting icon that has made its way back is the Murano glass lamp. Sound familiar? It sure does. Who can forget those exceptional swirled glass lamps that cast a soft glow at every decent place? Or maybe that mushroom lamp that is a bedside must-have?  

These lamps have been a regular part of our lives.

The Italian glassmakers came up with such a profound craft in the ‘70s. Venice’s Murano island introduced these popular hand-blown lamps first. Since the craftsman put a lot of effort into creating it, the original lamp pieces come at a high price. 

However, you can always find the affordable ones that the big brands reproduce. The affordability and the delicacy of the lamps guarantee it lingers around for years to come.

What is Murano Glass and What's so Special About it?

Champion of popularity, the Murano glass is originally created on the Murano island, near Venice. With not much more than 5,000 inhabitants, this little island in northern Italy became renowned worldwide for its glass-making tradition.

By the way, you can visit the Meso del Vetro when visiting the Murano Island, where you can peep at the history of handmade glass throughout the centuries. If you're in Venice, spending a day on the Murano island will prove to be worth the while!

The known history of glass-making in Murano dates back to 1291. The island became the local centre of glass production when the Venetian government ordered the manufacturers to relocate to the neighbouring island of Murano to reduce the risk of fires.

What makes the Murano glass so special is its rich history and unique methods of production. The Murano method of glass-making results in exquisite quality and unmatched colors, shapes and patterns. The outstanding craftsmanship of Murano glass-makers can be perceived in any piece.

Is Murano Glass Worth the Money?

Short answer: yes, Murano glass is worth the money.

Original Murano glass are handmade by unique and traditional methods, reason why they're so famous throughout the world. Some pieces may have years of age and can cost very high price in the hand of an interested collector.

A few Murano glass pieces can be considered a work of art, beyond a valuable antique. The classic Murano style of glass production is absolutely worth the investment.

How Can You Tell Real Murano Glass?

Original Murano glass pieces can be anything from table lamps to chandeliers. They can vary in height, size, and shape, but you can always tell an authentic piece looking to a few details.

Original murano glass never has a perfect shape and shade. The colors tend to in the blown glass, which is a consequence of the traditional tools used to make these products.

Finally, an original murano glass lighting piece is engraved with the name of the workshop or the craftsman's signature.

How to Give Murano Lamps a Place in Your Home

While you might have all the furniture and decoration positioned right, the lack of good lighting can still throw it off. 

The Murano glass lamps have been the first choice for the designers and families to give their homes the missing glow. It also complements your marble furniture excellently. This Italian lamp’s combination of versatility and elegance will add a divine look to your living room, bedroom, and even your office.

Hence, it can harmonise well with marble furniture, vintage mirrors, or luxury Italian coffee tables.

Here are some facts that you need to consider before you start decorating your home/office with a Murano glass lamp.

  • Notice the colour combination and decoration of the mid-century furniture in your space before getting your hands on a Murano lamp. You should go with one that adds more beauty and value to it

  • Go for bright colours to give your space a popping and vibrant look and transform your room into a fun place

You want to make sure any lamp that you’re getting highlights the beauty of your place.

How Do I Take Care Of My Murano Glass Lamps?

The Murano glass lamps create a luxurious ambiance at your place. As beautiful and valuable as it is, you need to take good care of these pieces for them to last you a lifetime. 

To take care of these precious little glowing decorations, you can follow the steps below:

  • Handle with care - try not to be too clumsy... please

  • Wipe the bulb with a moist cloth

  • Don’t forget to dry the lamp thoroughly after cleaning unless you want to end up with damages and spots on the lamp

How to Decorate With Your Murano Glass Lighting

Murano glass table lamps

Murano glass table lamps are the perfect, subtle light to add a delicate touch to your room. The table lamp is absolutely one of our clients' favourite accessories at Anemone - and for good reason - the hand-blown Murano glass and gentle colours make them some of our most popular products.

Murano glass chandeliers and pendants

If you're looking t make more of a statement from your original Murano glass, you may want to consider a chandelier or a pendant. They're the perfect items to expose in your home and will give another ambiance to your lights.

Why Buy Your Murano Lamp From Anemone?

The authentic Murano glass lamps are very precious and beautiful trending decorations hand-picked by creative director, Lia Briamonte. Our stock at Anemone sells out fast and we can't always find a replacement because of how rare they are, so you can be sure your glass lamp is one of very few!

So don't wait and shop our incredible range of collections and items for sale!